Upcoming Events

All listed Whitney events are free and open to the public.
For videos, podcasts and images from past Whitney events visit the Archive page.

Tuesday, April 25

An Assessment of Political Antisemitism and Ambient Antijudaism in Germany, Austria-Hungary, and France, on the Eve of World War One

The Benjamin (Yale 1962) and Barbara Zucker Lecture Series
Steven Englund, Technical University of Berlin
(Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism and Whitney Humanities Center)

4:00pm, Room 208

Tuesday, April 25

Religion After Darwin

Dwight H. Terry Lectureship
Kwame Anthony Appiah, New York University
(Dwight H. Terry Lectureship and Whitney Humanities Center)
This is the concluding lecture of a series of three. For more information see http://terrylecture.yale.edu/

4:30pm, Auditorium

Tuesday, April 25

Steamboat Bill Jr., Directors Buster Keaton and Charles Reisner

Yale Film Colloquium’s Silent Gala
With live musical accompaniment by Donald Sosin and Joanna Seaton
(USA, 1928) 70 min. 16mm.
(School of Art; Film and Media Studies Program; History of Art Department; Dean’s Fund for Student Colloquia; Yale School of Art; Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)
 

7:00pm, Auditorium

Wednesday, April 26

Food Regulation in the EU vs the US: Does Politics Trump Science?

In Conversation with João Rodrigues, EU Visiting Fellow and Senior Legal Counsel of the European Parliament
(European Union Studies Program, European Studies at the MacMillan Center, and Whitney Humanities Center)

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4:00pm, Room 208

Wednesday, April 26

Shulman Lectures

Anne Harrington, Harvard University

Mindful Minds, Different Brains: Historical Reflections on America’s Love Affair with Meditation

Other Minds

Press release
Poster
 

5:00pm, Auditorium

Wednesday, April 26

Memories of the Eichmann Trial, Director David Perlov

(Israel, 1979) 65 min.
Introduced by Noa Steimatsky (independent scholar at University of California Berkeley) and followed by a round-table discussion with Seyla Benhabib, Hannan Hever, Margaret Olin, and Noa Steimatsky
Moderator: Dudley Andrew
(Film and Media Studies, Judaic Studies, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium

Wednesday, April 26 to Friday, April 28

PerformingDesign, an Original Performance Piece devised by the students of THST 308

Wednesday, April 26—Friday, April 28
A Senior Project in Theater Studies for Jill Carrera and Lizzy Emanuel
(Theater Studies and Whitney Humanities Center)
8 pm, Whitney (Black Box) Theater
For tickets and information, visit the Yale Drama Coalition website:
http://yaledramacoalition.org/performingdesign
 

8:00pm, Whitney (Black Box) Theater

Thursday, April 27

Killing the Black Body: A Twenty-Year Retrospective

The Henry Louis Gates Jr. Annual Lecture
Dorothy Roberts, University of Pennsylvania
(African American Studies and Whitney Humanities Center)

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5:00pm, Auditorium

Friday, April 28

Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s

CHESS Workshop
Meg Jacobs, Princeton University
(Environmental History Working Group, MacMillan Center, and Whitney Humanities Center)

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12:00pm, Room 208

Thursday, May 04

2001: A Space Odyssey, Director Stanley Kubrick

(USA, 1968) 149 min.
Spirituality and Science Fiction Film Series
(Religion and Film Series, Yale Institute of Sacred Music, Initiative for the Study of Material and Visual Cultures of Religion, Religious Studies, American Studies, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium